Period
to 22 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Product Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Product Management over the 6 months to 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Management
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 262 290 304
Rank change year-on-year +28 +14 +25
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 1,707 1,914 1,967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.26% 1.18% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.28% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,154 1,443 1,307
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% -

Product Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 124,440 149,624 166,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.08% 91.86% 92.18%
Number of salaries quoted 98,453 118,996 131,567
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Product Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Product Management.

Salary trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Product Management over the 6 months to 22 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 1,578 £60,000 - 161
UK excluding London +46 878 £52,500 +5.00% 110
London +10 766 £70,000 +7.69% 61
South East +40 338 £60,000 +9.09% 31
North of England +94 242 £51,193 +16.35% 18
Yorkshire +135 190 £54,750 +21.67% 6
East of England +8 89 £56,250 -6.25% 22
South West +42 67 £50,000 -9.09% 10
Midlands -7 64 £51,250 -6.82% 19
Scotland +1 56 £50,000 +7.53% 10
North West -3 46 £51,193 +9.15% 11
West Midlands -28 38 £45,000 -18.18% 8
East Midlands +24 26 £57,500 +1.32% 11
Wales -5 18 £47,500 -
North East +5 6 £39,184 +11.95% 1
Northern Ireland +3 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Isle of Man - 2 £51,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, IT jobs citing Product Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Product Management.

1 738 (43.23%) Agile Software Development
2 323 (18.92%) Marketing
3 320 (18.75%) Degree
4 312 (18.28%) Finance
5 265 (15.52%) Scrum
6 260 (15.23%) User Experience
7 248 (14.53%) Python
8 244 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 238 (13.94%) Problem-Solving
10 231 (13.53%) Product Roadmap
11 212 (12.42%) Analytics
12 211 (12.36%) Service Delivery
13 189 (11.07%) SaaS
14 186 (10.90%) Linux
15 183 (10.72%) Project Management
16 179 (10.49%) Cisco
17 176 (10.31%) Management Information System
18 168 (9.84%) Network Security
18 168 (9.84%) DevOps
19 166 (9.72%) Firewall
20 165 (9.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 165 (9.67%) User Stories
21 164 (9.61%) Bash Shell
21 164 (9.61%) Azure
22 162 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
23 160 (9.37%) Cisco Certification
24 159 (9.31%) Fortinet
25 158 (9.26%) Presales
26 157 (9.20%) Software Engineering
26 157 (9.20%) CCNP

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 50 (2.93%) Confluence
2 42 (2.46%) SharePoint
3 40 (2.34%) CMS
4 26 (1.52%) Drupal
4 26 (1.52%) WordPress
5 23 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
6 18 (1.05%) SugarCRM
7 14 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (0.82%) IIS
8 12 (0.70%) SAS
9 10 (0.59%) PowerExchange
10 9 (0.53%) Apache Spark
10 9 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.29%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.29%) Ethereum
13 4 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.23%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.12%) IBM Domino
14 2 (0.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 49 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (2.34%) InVision
3 33 (1.93%) MS Visio
3 33 (1.93%) Sketch
4 25 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
5 17 (1.00%) OmniGraffle
6 16 (0.94%) Adobe XD
7 15 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 14 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
8 14 (0.82%) Photoshop
9 10 (0.59%) Chatbot
10 8 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
11 5 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.12%) UXPin
12 2 (0.12%) Weka
13 1 (0.059%) FrameMaker
13 1 (0.059%) InDesign
13 1 (0.059%) Marvel
13 1 (0.059%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.059%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.53%) Distributed Ledger
4 6 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.23%) R3 Corda
7 3 (0.18%) Magento
7 3 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.12%) Eikon
8 2 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.059%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.059%) OPENHousing
9 1 (0.059%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 189 (11.07%) SaaS
2 164 (9.61%) Azure
3 139 (8.14%) AWS
4 51 (2.99%) GCP
5 46 (2.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 28 (1.64%) Office 365
7 27 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
8 22 (1.29%) Power Platform
9 17 (1.00%) PaaS
10 16 (0.94%) Amazon ELB
10 16 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (0.94%) GitHub
11 15 (0.88%) Amazon S3
11 15 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
12 14 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 14 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 14 (0.82%) IaaS
12 14 (0.82%) Serverless
13 13 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
13 13 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 168 (9.84%) Network Security
2 166 (9.72%) Firewall
3 142 (8.32%) Cisco ASA
3 142 (8.32%) WAN
4 140 (8.20%) MPLS
5 138 (8.08%) BGP
6 130 (7.62%) Broadband
6 130 (7.62%) DNS
6 130 (7.62%) VPN
7 125 (7.32%) SMTP
8 123 (7.21%) ADSL
8 123 (7.21%) IPsec
9 122 (7.15%) Cisco Nexus
9 122 (7.15%) NetScaler
9 122 (7.15%) OSPF
9 122 (7.15%) RIP
10 25 (1.46%) LAN
11 18 (1.05%) HTTP
11 18 (1.05%) TCP/IP
12 16 (0.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (2.87%) SQL Server
2 38 (2.23%) Blockchain
3 37 (2.17%) Big Data
4 31 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 24 (1.41%) MySQL
6 22 (1.29%) Power BI
7 21 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (0.88%) NoSQL
9 14 (0.82%) Hadoop
10 12 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (0.70%) MongoDB
11 11 (0.64%) Data Mining
12 10 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (0.59%) PowerCenter
13 9 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (0.53%) Redis
14 8 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (0.41%) Cognos Impromptu
16 6 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 6 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 139 (8.14%) JIRA
2 83 (4.86%) Git (software)
3 56 (3.28%) Jenkins
4 40 (2.34%) Selenium
5 30 (1.76%) NUnit
6 20 (1.17%) CircleCI
6 20 (1.17%) SpecFlow
7 19 (1.11%) WebDriver
8 18 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (1.00%) Mocha
9 17 (1.00%) Visual Studio
10 15 (0.88%) Subversion
11 14 (0.82%) GitLab
12 11 (0.64%) TeamCity
13 10 (0.59%) HP UFT
14 8 (0.47%) Cucumber
14 8 (0.47%) Maven
14 8 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
15 7 (0.41%) Axure RP
15 7 (0.41%) SoapUI
General
1 323 (18.92%) Marketing
2 312 (18.28%) Finance
3 108 (6.33%) Telecoms
4 104 (6.09%) Retail
5 84 (4.92%) Banking
6 57 (3.34%) Legal
7 41 (2.40%) Public Sector
8 29 (1.70%) Games
9 26 (1.52%) Billing
10 25 (1.46%) Manufacturing
11 24 (1.41%) French Language
12 19 (1.11%) Law
13 14 (0.82%) Advertising
13 14 (0.82%) Publishing
14 13 (0.76%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.70%) Automotive
16 11 (0.64%) German Language
17 10 (0.59%) Multimedia
17 10 (0.59%) Music Industry
18 9 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 428 (25.07%) Product Manager
2 134 (7.85%) Developer
2 134 (7.85%) Security Engineer
3 131 (7.67%) Network Engineer
4 128 (7.50%) Product Owner
5 121 (7.09%) Analyst
6 115 (6.74%) Network Security Engineer
7 102 (5.98%) Consultant
8 98 (5.74%) Cisco Engineer
8 98 (5.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 98 (5.74%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 82 (4.80%) Architect
10 79 (4.63%) Business Analyst
11 66 (3.87%) Senior Manager
12 65 (3.81%) Designer
13 61 (3.57%) Senior Product Manager
14 60 (3.51%) Software Product Manager
15 58 (3.40%) Digital Product Manager
16 57 (3.34%) UX Designer
17 42 (2.46%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (6.33%) Web Services
2 84 (4.92%) .NET
3 83 (4.86%) HTML
4 82 (4.80%) AngularJS
5 74 (4.34%) CSS
6 60 (3.51%) React
7 53 (3.10%) RESTful
8 48 (2.81%) REST
9 46 (2.69%) JSON
10 44 (2.58%) Node.js
11 42 (2.46%) .NET Framework
12 28 (1.64%) XML
13 21 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
14 20 (1.17%) J2EE
14 20 (1.17%) jQuery
15 19 (1.11%) Spring
16 17 (1.00%) Chai
16 17 (1.00%) Enzyme
16 17 (1.00%) Jest
16 17 (1.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 260 (15.23%) User Experience
2 244 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 176 (10.31%) Management Information System
4 97 (5.68%) Self-Motivation
5 62 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
6 52 (3.05%) Mobile App
7 50 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
8 42 (2.46%) Data Centre
9 40 (2.34%) Virtual Team
10 21 (1.23%) Social Media
11 20 (1.17%) Public Cloud
12 18 (1.05%) Algorithms
12 18 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
13 16 (0.94%) Client/Server
14 15 (0.88%) Social Network
15 14 (0.82%) iPad
15 14 (0.82%) IVR
16 13 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
17 12 (0.70%) Blog
17 12 (0.70%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 186 (10.90%) Linux
2 147 (8.61%) Unix
3 106 (6.21%) Windows
4 43 (2.52%) Windows 10
5 26 (1.52%) Android
6 24 (1.41%) Apple iOS
7 13 (0.76%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.18%) CentOS
8 3 (0.18%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.18%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.059%) FreeRTOS
9 1 (0.059%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (0.059%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 738 (43.23%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (15.52%) Scrum
3 238 (13.94%) Problem-Solving
4 231 (13.53%) Product Roadmap
5 212 (12.42%) Analytics
6 211 (12.36%) Service Delivery
7 183 (10.72%) Project Management
8 168 (9.84%) DevOps
9 165 (9.67%) User Stories
10 162 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 158 (9.26%) Presales
12 157 (9.20%) Software Engineering
13 151 (8.85%) B2B
14 149 (8.73%) Change Control
15 134 (7.85%) Test Automation
16 127 (7.44%) Project Delivery
17 125 (7.32%) Computer Science
18 124 (7.26%) Network Management
19 123 (7.21%) E-Commerce
19 123 (7.21%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 248 (14.53%) Python
2 164 (9.61%) Bash Shell
3 146 (8.55%) JavaScript
4 130 (7.62%) Perl
5 129 (7.56%) C#
6 120 (7.03%) Java
7 108 (6.33%) SQL
8 45 (2.64%) PHP
9 35 (2.05%) C++
10 34 (1.99%) PowerShell
11 30 (1.76%) Ruby
12 28 (1.64%) C
13 27 (1.58%) ES6
14 17 (1.00%) R
15 15 (0.88%) Kotlin
16 11 (0.64%) Go
16 11 (0.64%) TypeScript
17 10 (0.59%) Korn
18 8 (0.47%) Shell Script
18 8 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 320 (18.75%) Degree
2 160 (9.37%) Cisco Certification
3 157 (9.20%) CCNP
4 137 (8.03%) CCNA
5 68 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 23 (1.35%) Master's Degree
7 16 (0.94%) ISEB
8 13 (0.76%) MBA
9 12 (0.70%) CISSP
10 11 (0.64%) CISA
10 11 (0.64%) CISM
10 11 (0.64%) DBS Check
11 8 (0.47%) Network+ Certification
12 7 (0.41%) MCSE
12 7 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.41%) PhD
12 7 (0.41%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.41%) Security Cleared
12 7 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (0.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (9.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 155 (9.08%) ISO 9001
3 144 (8.44%) QA
4 23 (1.35%) PMO
5 22 (1.29%) Data Quality
6 18 (1.05%) GDPR
7 16 (0.94%) ISO 22301
8 15 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 12 (0.70%) NIST
10 11 (0.64%) FISMA
10 11 (0.64%) HIPAA
11 9 (0.53%) SLA
12 5 (0.29%) MiFID
12 5 (0.29%) PSD2
13 4 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
13 4 (0.23%) ISO 9000
14 3 (0.18%) HL7
14 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
15 2 (0.12%) DICOM
15 2 (0.12%) EMIR
System Software
1 65 (3.81%) Active Directory
2 46 (2.69%) Docker
3 19 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.23%) VMware NSX
5 4 (0.23%) vSphere
6 2 (0.12%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (0.12%) Firmware
6 2 (0.12%) Varnish
6 2 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 141 (8.26%) FortiGate
2 122 (7.15%) Nagios
3 40 (2.34%) Microsoft Intune
4 37 (2.17%) Ansible
5 33 (1.93%) Kubernetes
6 32 (1.87%) Terraform
7 17 (1.00%) Docker Swarm
8 12 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
9 11 (0.64%) Grafana
10 8 (0.47%) Kibana
10 8 (0.47%) Prometheus
10 8 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
11 7 (0.41%) SCCM
12 5 (0.29%) HAProxy
12 5 (0.29%) Rancher
13 4 (0.23%) vRealize
14 3 (0.18%) CA Spectrum
14 3 (0.18%) NetBackup
14 3 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
14 3 (0.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 179 (10.49%) Cisco
2 159 (9.31%) Fortinet
3 147 (8.61%) Microsoft
4 123 (7.21%) Palo Alto
5 57 (3.34%) Google
6 54 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
7 47 (2.75%) Adobe
8 36 (2.11%) Oracle
9 30 (1.76%) SAP
10 24 (1.41%) hybris
10 24 (1.41%) Sitecore
10 24 (1.41%) VMware
11 21 (1.23%) Brocade
12 20 (1.17%) WorldPay
13 17 (1.00%) Huawei
13 17 (1.00%) Meraki
13 17 (1.00%) Ruckus Wireless
14 16 (0.94%) CA
14 16 (0.94%) Splunk
15 13 (0.76%) IBM